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Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
. and some must-see tv. bill clinton kicks the door wide open for a hillary clinton campaign in 2016 and he makes a direct appeal, saying her health is not an issue and that he'll support whatever she decides. good morning from washington. it's wednesday, january 16th, 2013. this is "the daily rundown." i'm chuck todd. let's get right to my first reads of the morning. and it begins with guns. today the president will unveil what one gun control activist characterized nbc news as the most sweeping gun control measures proposed since right after the assassinations of bobby kennedy and mlk back in 1968. the president is going bold, fulfilling a promise he made one month ago in newtown, connecticut. >> are we really prepared to say that we're powerless in the face of such carnage? that the politics are too hard? >> the white house thinks it's better to go for broke than to lose doing something more minimalist. the president's proposals will include a combination of plans he'll ask congress to consider, but also a number of actions he can take without congress. sources familiar with the presiden
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
. this comes as former president bill clinton at a private meeting was warning fellow democrats about dismissing progun arguments. he said that could be very counter productive for democrats. interesting mix here. byron york joins me now. chief political correspondent for the washington examiner. good to have you with us. >> good morning, mar that are. >> an interesting comparison. if you less ton what the president has been -- if you you listen to what the president has been saying lately he has been really putting gun owners on the defense eastbound. when you look at the numbers the nra in the country is more popular than the president right now. >> sure is. i think it is important to remember in these fights between the two that people have been members of the nra and supporters of the nra for longer than barack obama has been a politician, much less the president. and i should say also that in this fox news poll people had a more favorable impression of the nra not only than president obama but also the democratic or republican parties. there s a pretty deep reservoir of goodwill
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 2:05am PST
was first to be broadcast on the internet. president obama, president george w. bush, bill clinton, or ronald reagan? >> bill clinton. >> hmm. poor hoda. >> wait. she got $100? >> so tell us, he was the first? >> it was his second inauguration in 1997, and before you start thinking the white house was super internet savvy, bear in mind bill clinton sent a grand total of two emails during his eight years. his eight years in office. >> are you kidding? >> not kidding. >> world has changed. back across to kath. >> young man from chico, california. who will be one of the performers not singing at president barack obama's second inauguration? beyonce', kelly clarkson, carly rae jepsen or james taylor. who won't be there? >> carly rae jepsen. >> poor hodie. >> this is a bad day. this is a terrible, terrible day for me and my book. >> you know what, hoda. i figured it out, though. they can take the money that they win and buy your book at barnes & noble. >> they can buy four books. okay. carly rae jepsen, the one. >> i guess he didn't call her maybe. >> girl, i thought you were going to g
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 12:00pm PST
clinton and al gore in 2000 and bill clinton rescheduling to a few days before the new hampshire primary to try to give gore the boost over bradley. it mattered very much for clinton for gore to succeed him and gore did not. looking at barack obama's position here, the natural successor candidate for 2016 would be the vice president, joe biden, but it looks like he's sort of overshadowed here by another -- somebody else with a claim, as well. hillary clinton. how do you think that shakes snout who has the claim to be the sort of successor candidate going forward? >> well, the nice thing is they both do. you have an heir and a spare. you have a two good back-ups. and let's take thomas jefferson, because the presidents who have done this in the past are ronald reagan, franklin roosevelt, abe lincoln and thomas jefferson. thomas jefferson hands off power to his secretary of state james madison. so, both secretaries of state historically and vice presidents have been plausible successors. >> you know, in your advice to the president to make sure his second term is a success and not a failure
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 2:00am PST
of compromise. we saw that before with newt gingrich and bill clinton. and in clinton's second term, they did actually get stuff done. they worked it out between them. but does the president have that kind of relationship with john boehner, say, where we can feel optimistic that they're going to have a very different kind of relationship but can actually be more effective? >> i think there's a different kind of dynamic that speaker boehner has to deal with. i don't know him personally, but his reputation is that he can get deals done, but then he has to sell them in a caucus, some whom, a minority, but a vocal minority of whom are very rigid indeed. so i think the speaker has an opportunity to show his more magnanimous leadership and to lead the whole of the house, and not just his caucus. and as he does that, i think his relationship, not just with the president, but with the general public will improve, and i hope he does. >> one of the issues he's going to face is gun crime, gun control, gun violence, generally. he's been generally audacious in terms of the proposals he's put forward. ther
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
for the democratic party because there was this young arkansas democratic governor bill clinton unseating an incumbent republican president. the uncomfortable part of that memory for democrats is that even though bill clinton did beat president bush in 1992 he did so with only 43% of the vote. bill clinton got 43% of the vote that year. president bush got 37% of the vote. and even though it is always a bad idea to do math on television, this one isn't that hard. if you add up 43 and 37 you do not get anywhere near 100% of the vote. what happened to the rest of the vote? the wacky thing about the 1992 election in terms of thinking about american binary red versus blue party politics is that another guy who ran that year, a third person, got almost 20% of the vote. it was ross perot, right? giant sucking sound. ross perot got a very large proportion of the vote for a third-party candidate. nearly 20%. and who knows how the votes would have been divided between bill clinton and george h.w. bush had ross perot not been in there that year. but one thing that's often forgotten about the 1992 ra
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 2:00am PST
, president obama held fewer news conferences than george w. bush or bill clinton. over four years the president held 79 such briefings, that is ten fewer than mr. bush and 54 fewer than president clinton. >>> starting this weekend, president obama's limousine will carry license plates with the phrase taxation without representation. it's a protest over the district of colombia not having voting representatives in congress. president clinton used the plates but george w. bush chose to use a different design without the protest phrase. >>> white house is changing the signature threshold from 25,000 to 100,000 for official responses to petitions on the website. not a bad move. it comes after a request that government build a star wars like death star that got enough signatures for an official white house response. >>> and in utah, george burnett, a pro oil activist and small business owner known as the i love drilling guy is using his new smoothy shop to take a stand against liberal spending. he charges liberals $1 more for than conservatives for a 16 ounce smoothy. >> i'm very open
FOX News
Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
of surprises at the golden globes. the 42nd president of the united states, bill clinton. >> former president bill clinton is taking the stage. another president steven spielberg's lincoln. daniel day-lewis the oscar favorite at the globe. >> the golden globe goes to... argo. >> ben affleck's argo scoring major wins for best drama and best director. another shocker from lifetime achievement award winner jodie foster. she strongly suggested that she was calling it quits from acting. >> this feels like the end of one era and the beginning of something else. scary and exciting. now what? well, i will never be up on the stage again on any stage for that matter. change, you got to love it. >> maybe not, though. she later reversed course and says she has no plans to retire. little confusing there. >> a look at the red carpet winners. that is your 5@5:30. >> vice president joe biden is getting ready to make recommendations on how to reduce gun violence. doug luzader is live in washington with that. >>> the nra says new gun control laws that ban weapons are not going to happen. we will see. if it is
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
president bill clinton gave the film its most ringing endorsement yet saying that is shows how all of the great decisions in american history were forged in, quote, a cauldron of principle and compromise. now, that's a lovely phrase, of course, but is it true? let's bring in thomas frank of harper's magazine. good afternoon, tom. >> hey, martin. >> thank you for looking in my direction. now, tom, what is wrong with you because everyone from david brooks to bill clinton is in love with this film, but you say in your latest column, "lincoln" is a move ni that makes viewers feel noble at first but on reflection the sentiment feels hollow. it's not only a hackneyed film but a mendacious one as well. what is wrong with you? >> i don't know, martin. it's something -- it's congenital or something. i'm always like this. i'm always going the wrong direction, but it doesn't surprise me that bill clinton is going to celebrate something like this. i mean, come on. this is a man that invented triangulation. and you think of all the great triumphs of triangulation, of bipartisanship in the clint
FOX News
Jan 19, 2013 11:30am PST
of one of his workers, he is back to making movies and bill clinton for misleading the people admitting encounters with monica lewinsky. propping up the democratic party making appearances and making millions. so what about lance armstrong? is it rosie for him now? >> he moved he was a sociopath and i looked up cheating in the dictionary and i wasn't. hats off to oprah, that was a good tough interview, boom, boom boom, yes or no. exactly armstrong clearly wasn't ready. >> i think lance armstrong has exceeded by date. it was so obvious what he had done and
FOX News
Jan 19, 2013 2:30pm EST
workers, he is back to making movies and bill clinton for misleading the people admitting encounters with monica lewinsky. propping up the democratic party making appearances and making millions. so what about lance armstrong? is it rosie for him now? >> he moved he was a sociopath and i looked up cheating in the dictionary and i wasn't. hats off to oprah, that was a good tough interview, boom, boom boom, yes or no. exactly armstrong clearly wasn't ready. >> i think lance armstrong has exceeded by date. it was so obvious what he had done and jodie foster acknowledging she is lesbian, oh waited, that is what happened. >> oprah. >> jon: all right. >> gore vidal we're the united states of amnesia, americans are forgiving type. are we going to forgive and forget. >> i feel the problem with lance armstrong is vehement denials and accusations against other people and it crosses the line a little bit with lot of people. >> lots of lawsuits. he has hundred million dollars, that is a deep pocket for somebody. >> the interview was just weird. when he said, all the critics like, i called her a
FOX News
Jan 14, 2013 2:00pm PST
. >> andrea: history lesson. it was the southern democrats, bill clinton, born at the time of lincoln in the state of arkansas probably would have opposed what lincoln was trying to do. so, again -- >> dana: or he would have been a republican. >> andrea: the left trying to co-op what the right has done with president. >> kimberly: disgusting. >> dana: there is politics in hollywood and politics in d.c. i prefer them not mixed up on the play. this is the segment that i loved when costner won for "hatfield and mccoys." it was classy and from the heart. >> first time i came in this room i was unknown actor and red carpet, i walked op it and the bulbs were going and flashing and the photographers yelling at the actors. to look at them, nobody said anything to me. it's a great night to celebrate but more importantly get a chance illuminate movies people might not have ever seen now and now they will. >> dana: i agree. great thing about the goldp globes. you add to the list of movies you want to see. >> kimberly: i think so. i have a few written down. >> eric: my favorite moment is when ben
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
bush's second inaugural. she also covered 2001, the first bush inaugural. it was 1997, the bill clinton second inaugural. it was 1993, the first bill clinton inaugural. she was there also in 1989 when george bush, the elder took over. she was there in 1985, president reagan's re-election. she was there in 1981, the first reagan inaugural. that's andrea mitchell. if i end up doing these for as long as andrea mitchell has done these, i will be covering every inauguration from now until 2041, by which time i will be coming to you, presumably, as a ho hologram. so help me god. second inaugural, as opposed to a first inaugural when one president is leaving and another is starting, and we're covering a second inauguration, like we will be this year there's something different. governing is already under way. the president has started some things that he intends to finish in his second term. sort of a sense of continuity, well informed expectation about what kind of president this is going to be and where he is likely to go. when president obama was inaugurated. first time, there was none of t
FOX
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am EST
vehicle throughout his term. bill clinton was the last to use the taxation plates. dc lawmakers say the white house' decision is mostly symbolic, since many people across the country don't realize dc does not have a vote in congress. >>> and now with more perspective on the presidential inauguration, with american university professor dr. allen lichtman, as we are awaiting, of course, the swearing-in of vice president joe biden, you and i were talking about the vice presidential swearing in, usually don't really make much history. >> that's right. it was franklin roosevelt's vice president who said the vice president see is not worth a warm bucket of spit. >> can we say that on a sunday morning show! i think we can. >> the vice president see has actually become more important in recent years than it was back in the years of franklin roosevelt. probably the most influential vice president in all of american history was george w. bush's vice president, dick cheney. >> okay. we're going to go right now to the swearing-in of vice president joe biden. we saw a little cut-in there briefly
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 11:00am PST
a decade ago to when bill clinton was president and the government did shut down. who got the blame for that? it was congressional republicans. and that's why it's interesting that congressional republicans this time around taken such a hard line saying we're ready to go and let the government default if we don't get more spending cuts. >> what do you think is the strategy there looking at history and not very distant history, shira? >> i think that's, frankly, all republican haves to bargain with at this point. they're bargaining and when the president was at the podium today he essentially said your move, congress. come up with the next idea. but generally, that's all they have. they have the majority in the house. and in that case, it's not a very controlled caucus. it's a very fractured caucus. democrats controlling the senate and the white house. they don't have a good bargaining position here again. all they can do is appeal to the base and american people they want more spending cuts. >> jimmy, congresswoman morris, a republican quoted on politico saying i think it's possible
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 1:00pm PST
with the whole idea of new democrats, that was bill clinton, a governor. and even with george bush, the same thing, a governor, compassionate conservatives. i think ideas about rebranding a party and a party's direction rarely come out of the house. and you hear how the house gop that doesn't look very much like america, it's largely southern, very white, and very male. so it will be interesting to see what comes out of these meetings. >> let's speak to a white male. steve, pollsters aren't the only ones giving the republicans advice on how to improve their image. here is former secretary of state general colin powell. take a listen to him. >> i think the republican party right now is having an identity problem, and i'm still a republican. i think what the republican party needs to do now is take a very hard look at itself and understand that the country has changed. the country is changing demographically and if the republican party does not change along with that demographic, they're going to be in trouble. >> steve, senator marco rubio has fired back immediately, and he points out that th
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm EST
to say yes. ronald reagan and i'll say it, i voted to impeach the guy, bill clinton. bill clinton would always figure out that when republicans said something he agreed with he would tell people. hey, you know that's a good idea. they are right. and i guess as a politician that's what i don't understand about republicans these days. i always look for an excuse to agree with my political opponents. if they say something i agree with, i embrace it because i know that's going to give me a lot more credibility when i start talking about the debt, when i start talking about tax cuts, when i start talking about cutting regulations. if i can find something on gun control that doesn't offend my sensibilities on the second amendment, that are consistent with what reagan said and scalia said, that's great oil embrace that. i'll win votes from independent swing voters and then i win on the deficit. >> you can -- >> on cutting regulations. where it matters. >> you can still be a principled conservative. this is all music to my ears. joe i got to take a break. stay with me. we'll have you back. i wa
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm EST
's wonderful. >> the problem is there's no ronald reagan, there's no bill clinton, there's nobody to talk. you know, the average person thinks that we suddenly had a revenue shortfall and that's why we're running a deficit. they have no idea that we've got tons of revenue but that spending is at a ridiculous level now. 25% of gdp. it needs to get down to 17% of gdp. nobody has explained this to the public properly or convincingly. >> aunder your favorite presidet the debt has gone from roughly 10 trillion to 16 trillion. we just had the treasury numbers out yesterday. in fact, in the last year it went up again 1.3 trillion. now, this leaves an opening for the republicans. but i don't think they're smart enough to take it. and i agree with costa. actually, the president, who is a very clever political guy, they're letting him get off because he doesn't want to cut 13e7bding. mark is right. except smash the defense department. the rest of it, the entitlements, the discretionary, the little entitlements, he doesn't want to touch them. >> i don't know. was there a question in there? >> i think som
CNN
Jan 18, 2013 10:00pm PST
the lines of bill clinton's comeback or along the lines of pete rose, he will be somewhere in that spectrum. >> that's a big spectrum. >> pete rose is like a cheesy reality show right now. bill clinton is like one of the most popular people in the world so that's a big change of possibilities. >> betsy, i can't imagine what the last two days have been like for you and i really appreciate you being on the program with us the last two nights. it's been -- it's just been great to have your voice and i'm -- >> thank you for having me. i appreciate it. >> i'm sorry for all you have been through and continue to go through related to this. thank you and daniel coyle really, bill strickland, it's been fascinating to have your expertise. jeff toobin. one american killed in the hostage crisis in algeria. we have late details next. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 investors want. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like no atm fees, worldwide. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and no nuisance fees. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus deposit checks with mobile deposit. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and manage your cash and investments tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 wit
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 3:00pm PST
's go back a few administrations for context. bill clinton started his second term, enjoyed the highest recent number of people who felt the country was in good shape on inauguration day. >> all right. let's get to gloria borger. i was writing down those numbers. john avlon and david gergen are also here. that's an interesting set of numbers. i would look at 49 in terms of approval, things like that, six, eight months ago as a big improvement. >> it is. and his personal likability is still over 61%. but what i'm looking at is the country's expectations. when president obama was first inaugurated, he became -- and a lot of his staffers will tell you this -- sort of a victim of the high expectations that the public had for him. now the expectations are kind of lower, so the folks in the administration are saying, well, if the expectations are lower, maybe we can overperform a little instead of underperforming like people thought we did last time around. so they're kind of looking for the glass half full part of this. equation. >> one of the things going on beneath numbers indicates a sort
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
gingrich shut the government down and bill clinton was president. bill clinton won that hands down. and look, the one thing that i think michael and i agree on and the people in the campaign to fix the debt and simpson bowes, is we're not going to fix our problem, rev, by who wins political battles. if the republican party wants to eat itself alive, sure it will make them happy but you'll lose suburban cleveland, suburban philadelphia, sub suburban st. s and places like that. they're going to go down. what good does it do if they lose control of the house in 2014? it seems to me to be a death wish. >> well, michael, you were chair of the republican party and clearly this is politically damaging if, in fact, they go through with it. congress u under republican control, is now less popular than root canals, replacement reves, cockroaches and don trump. i mean, as a chairman of a party, you chaired it when they had the great midterm election. can you now come back to a party that is less popular than cockroaches? and root canal and tell them you really don't want to do this? >> look,
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
decided not to do it. bill clinton used that license plate. symbolically it's an important move for people who live in washington. at the end of the day, it doesn't really change the status of washingtonians who feel they are taxed without being represented in d.c. but symbolically, something that washingtonians were looking for and he's delivering on that, made some people happy yesterday. >> carrie, great to see you. thank you. >> thanks, thomas. >>> as we await the president's announcement on gun control proposals, we asked and you answered, did the nra go too far by focusing on president obama's daughters in a new ad. k.j.l. tweets yes, this new ad is disgusting. you can be a member, want to protect second amendment rights and say no to assault weapons. from patricia, does the nra understand the magnitude of the potus' daughters being a member of the first family and what that entails? from rusty, absolutely. family members should always be off limits. we encourage you to keep the comments coming in to us on twitter or facebook. also, how does the white house now respond to the nra ad?
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
this up to didn't happen the first time? >> i think he'll certainly try and bill clinton talked about that directly, this system in washington which makes things so difficult but one of the most telling things, we heard a couple of minutes ago, all of this talk of the white house there's a lot of paid to doing things by executive order, executive action. not necessarily by legislative acts in congress, exactly what clinton did in 1997 when he realized that the possibility of getting things from capital hill was a little bit more limited than he hoped. >> michael, let's deal with the elephant in the room here. when at some point in the next few years donald trump succeeds in proving that obama's birth certificate's a fraud, how will that affect the ability to govern the country? no, no. i guess what i'm kind of struck by is we're talking about now few days away from the second inauguration, what are the big themes to define the obama term and seems to me maybe more than we have seen in the recent past, this second term really, the basic contours of the second term set in place. it is t
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2013 4:00pm EST
of advantages. plus, he is not the only politician to fall from grace and rebuild his image. bill clinton comes to mind. if he does, he will be a presidential candidate in 2016. there's a lot on the line for mark sanford. >> no way. >> wait and see. i'm saying if he wins the congressional race, it will draw a line in the sand on the most embarrassing political in south carolina history in 20 years. >> it sounds like you think he can win this thing. it sounds like you think he has more advantages than disadvantages. >> yeah, craig, you know, he -- if you look at his record of a conservative governor and in congress, one of the big questions will be, first, mark, what have you done since you left office, second, what did you do while you were a congressman and third, he has got to answer, one of after another the affair, the hypocritical way that he handled it and at the end of the day, he has a tremendous chance, name i.d., and south carolinans, they are forgiving people, but he has ten competitors and they will not like him during the race. he is the known commodity here that he demands a natio
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am PST
, to be understood deeply, and to be not so very lonely. >> and former president bill clinton surprised everyone when he came out to salute "lincoln." in the end they laughed, they cried, and, of course, the party continues. >> good night. we're going home with jody foster. >> it was a good show. it was also a good night for ben affleck who seemed genuinely shocked at both his win for best director and the win for "argo" for best drama. we'll have to see if the momentum for "argo" carries over to the oscars in the best picture race. something audiences didn't see happened back stage in the press room after "django unchained" writer and director quinton terramtino. it has come under scrutiny for its liberal use of the n-word, and terrintino was candid in his response about why he used it so much. >> if somebody is out there saying it when it comes to the word [ bleep ], that the fact that i was using it in the movie more than it was used back in the antebellum south in 1858 in mississippi, then had he might have -- then feel free to make that case, but no one is actually making that case. >> now, ther
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 3:00pm PST
-line second amendment position and president obama's position. if you were johnson or bill clinton you would have private meetings or ask your chief staff or others to have private meetings with republican members and say, what can we do? what can we agree on? no. they have this task force that is entirely testimony of all the people on his side, the n.r.a. comes in for 20 minutes and he announced the gun control, he does 23 executive orders and has a list of legislation. there is not much evidence that he wants to or knows how to try to co-op the republicans. >>bret: the moody -- bloody end to the algerian hostage stand off. >>bret: the smoke is clearing in algeria as the national gas plant. they captureed five surviving militants but the death toll is rising. 23 hostages have been killed and reuters say the number is 48. the total number of militants and hostages could be 81 with a number western governments upset how this went down. we are back with our annal. the administration said today, a.b. saying we will lead where they can lead but in this situation the algerians took the lead and
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 1:00pm PST
affleck, so happy for him. >> real special moment for him. bill clinton surprise cameo appearance. >> i know, that was kind of nice. they like to sprinkle in, have a few surprises. so all good stuff, joe. >> thanks, lisa. >>> if you got paid on friday, you already know, there's less money in your paycheck. suze orman joins me to explain why. >>> plus two big names in both parties join forces to solve the gridlock in washington. aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print, and have it picked up for free. any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ thank you. ♪ ♪ hi dad. many years from now, when the subaru is theirs... hey. you missed a spot. ...i'll look back on this day and laugh. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> back now to our big story. the standoff between president obama and congressional republicans over raising the nation's debt limit. in new york today, a bipartisan pair of political pros tried to put together a group of lawmakers who are
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 10:00am PST
for future presidents. >> exciting special guest. that was hillary clinton's husband. >> that was bill clinton. >> that was. >> it was bill rodham clinton. >> that's right. >>> and ben affleck finally gets his just due for "argo." >> it's an extraordinary thing in your life. these nominees are exceptional talents. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. thanks for joining us. president obama used the final press conference of his first term in office to draw a line in the sand on debt ceiling compromises. joining me now for our daily fix cris alissa, msnbc contributor of post politics.com, chuck todd, nbc news chief white house correspondent, political director, host of the daily rundown and questioner of the president and usa today's aush washington bureau chief. chuck, first to you. you were in the room. tell us about the dynamic you tried to pin the president down on the debt ceiling. tell us what your take-away is from all of this. >> i would sum it in two words. frustration and resignation. i want to point something out here. jay carney tweeted out one specific quotes
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
actor. and it was actually introduced by none other than former president bill clinton, who just kind of a weird time in our movie culture right now. >> well, the golden globes are done by the hollywood foreign press, and they love movies about international politics. now, maybe "lincoln" was too american for them. the only award they gave was to the british actor who played abe lincoln. even movies like "salmon fishing in the yemen," which i actually saw, had to do with foreign politics. "les mis"had to do with french politics. bill clinton was a big get, even bigger than jennifer lopez. they didn't want to spring for obama, but they got a pretty good guy. he requires a lot of perks in the dressing room, i can only imagine. >> michael. >> he's a total professional. he was barely looking at the prompter. he knew his lines. he was much better than the inebriated people, like the guy pretending to be high and said lisa dunham instead of lena dunham. >> the worst was salma hayek, her prompter went down. she and the actor with her, paul rudd, they totally forgot what they were going to do
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
for there to be a change in the behavior. >> reporter: ahh, consequences. yes bill clinton was impeached but got a standing "o" at the golden globes. it's no surprise mark sanford is back in the news. >> i've been unfaithful to my wife. >> reporter: despite his teary confession he's now running for congress. martha stewart went to jail for insider trading but she and her inmate crocheted poncho bounced back with a tv show and a successful line of products for macy's. >> go, martha. >> reporter: cheaters never prosper, watch teenhollywood.com. >> did i ever consider cheating? honestly, yes. >> yes, i would, i would most definitely consider cheating. >> yes. >> reporter: these kids inadvertently promoted a hollywood movie about cheating on your s.a.t.s. the star, scarlet johansson. >> you want to steal the answers to the test. >> reporter: fantasy? no. i can't count how many stories i've done on cheating. many students would rather cheat than fail. this young woman who asked us not to use her name or university was a cheater. >> a lot of students they feel very stressed and pressured and they kind of get cor
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Jan 13, 2013 10:00am PST
comical and it seems ridiculous. >> bruce, you suggest an alternate strategy which is one bill clinton has talked about and colombia law professors do. which is the president should essentially say, i have the implicit authority to raise the debt ceiling without congress, correct? >> that's right. of course, i'm not a legal scholar, but i do oppose the existence of the debt limit. i even testified before the senate finance committee that we should get rid of it. i think it's a dreadful left over from ancient history that simply creates opportunities for hostage taking by congress, such as the one we're facing right now and our foreign policy, we don't negotiate with hostage takers for a very good reason and i think that we need to get rid of this debt limit. but i'm perfectly willing to go along with the trillion dollar coin, if that's what's necessary to prevent this hostage from being taken. >> so, jeff, take us through the constitutional argument here because the, as i understand it, the point would be the president would say to congress, by choosing to set taxes at a certain level and
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Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
negotiation. things can change, right? in 200 woon, when bill clinton left office, at this point, we would have had no net debt. what changed that? the republicans chasmed that. they created the structural deficit -- >> neil: wait a minute. we can go back in time and talk about 9/11 and a recession was taking hold. i don't want to go back in history. i want to ask thufinaly, would you agree that if we get a republican president and he or she is demanding the same prerogative you want to give this president right now, you, simon, would be on board and say go for it. >> i think we should eliminate the vote over the debt ceiling, both party, both presidents for all time -- >> neil: you would give a republican the same eye am going to save this tape. when it comes to that, i am going to have you back. >> hopefully, that won't be for a long time. >> neil: i thought you would say that, touche. >> okay. >> neil: from help out of d.c. to big doings in d.c., the city is getting readyr spiffy for a piece of history. the president's inauguration on monday. since january 20 falls on a sunday, the pres
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Jan 15, 2013 3:00pm PST
. bill clinton wired at least ten televisions in his offices to a premium suite of content from directv including hbo, cinemax and showtime for $185 a month. jimmy carter put two of the office televisions on the dish network. good for $650 in programming last year. although these expenditures are consistentbe with current law it's worth pointing out that mr. clinton earned $90 million for speeches since leaving office. and mr. carter has taken in at least $7 million from 14 books he has written. president clinton is called out for statement at consume electronic show. he said half of all mass killings in the united states occurred since the assault weapons ban expired, half of the history of the country. "washington post" fact-checker looked to a recent book that identified the mass public servings defined as more victims killed publicly in 24 hours. since 2005 when the assault ban expired there have been 32. in other words about 20%. finally, president obama spoke out for equal pay for men and women in the workforce but his own white house does not live up to the standard. the admini
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Jan 18, 2013 1:00pm PST
made bill clinton survive that and robert downey survive his incidents. those are likable, i don't want to call them rogues, but likable but i don't think the same could apply to armstrong? >> armstrong is completely robotic. there is no charisma there. there is no like you said character. think of hugh granted or even charlie sheen. there is loveable about the train wreck you like to watch. you know, he is an interesting guy. >> neil: what makes you think that lance won't enjoy the same come back? >> people really i think view lance as someone who has really, this is about power and ego and greed. >> neil: what about the fact he had cancer, near death, won't that offset the bad stuff? >> absolutely not. he has been doing this for decades. he even said on the interview, this was a lie of mythic proportions. that he continued to perpetuate. there is no sense -- he never said he thought he was doing nothing wrong. this is what his p.r. machine was telling him. >> neil: he was doing this to move on his life and capitalize and make some money? >> i don't think it was so much about making mo
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Jan 20, 2013 3:00am PST
turn and below bill clinton, and 51%. and he said i'm going to close gitmo, that did not work out his way and almost everybody said it would be impossible to close because we've got a problem, we have nowhere to put those people. >> he said he'd close it in the first year. >> the first thing he signed. >> absolutely. the left plank after he didn't do it the first year, he'll do it the second year and the third year and the fourth year. >> harder when he's a candidate to an achieve. the economy, they said if they passed the massive unemployment, it'd keep under 8%, it was spiked up to 10% and down to 7.8 and they say it's a fail. and killed osama bin laden, and passed health care, what kind of program we'll be we're only getting it now, it passed two years ago. >> alisyn: and iraq, promised to end iraq and making steps towards that as well. >> iraq and afghanistan. >> although unemployment continues to be a problem. i read this morning one more person unemployed, manti te'o's imagery girlfriend has lost her job. >> her imagery job. >> she didn't show up. >> we found out she was alive b
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Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
executive order in the past. george bush 41 in '9 banned importation of some weapons. bill clinton banning importation of 50 semiautomatic assault weapons, and then in '01 banned the importation of assault pistols. you were elected in 1998 when you started serving on the hill. so explain to all of us, what was the attitude at that point when they executive orders were used at that time as compared to what you're seeing and hearing about how president obama is -- the people are talking about impeachment over the fact that he might use some executive order privilege to get gun control? >> well, actually i was elected in 1992 to the house and actually did vote on the assault weapons ban in 1994, went through reelection and it was a tough time, but the fact is i think people realize today that we've got to do something. i agree, listening to those parents talk about the loss of their children, it's excruciating. we've got to do something. i think the president realizes that and he'll take some action that he can. i don't think he will overstep his bounds, he will look at the opportunities he h
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